When I Wake Up in the Morning
DESCRIPTION: When the singer wakes in the morning she says, "Benjie, try and find yourself a job." Don't tell me about the hard times. Walk. Don't take the streetcar. One of these days I'll be gone and you'll be sorry.
EARLIEST DATE: 1964 (USSeaIsland01)
KEYWORDS: poverty warning work hardtimes nonballad
FOUND IN: US(SE)
Moving Star Hall Singers, "Blues" (on USSeaIsland01)
NOTES: The current description is based on the USSeaIsland01 text.
This is a blues apparently "made up on the spot" -- according to the liner notes -- by one of the Moving Star Hall Singers. Perhaps the Benjie referred to is one of the Singers, Benjamin Bligen. - BS
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